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FOOD & WINE  wine guide 2011
CALIFORNIA * REDS * BORDEAUX BLENDS
- Roy Estate | 2007 | NAPA VALLEY ****

2010 Food and wine guide imageROY Estate receives 4 out of 4 stars in recommended Bordeaux Blends from CA.

The late Charles Roy founded this estate with his wife Shirley, and his legacy lives on in this refined yet decadent red. The 2007 layers blackberries, chocolate and coffee flavors with silky tannins; this would benefit from some time in the cellar.


FOOD & WINE  wine guide 2010
CALIFORNIA * REDS * BORDEAUX BLENDS
- Roy Estate | 2006 | NAPA VALLEY ****

2010 Food and wine guide image
ROY Estate receives highest rating from FOOD & WINE – 4 stars
The annual FOOD & WINE book, “wine guide 2010” was just released.  ROY Estate’s 2006 Proprietary Red blend was among just four other (Bond, Harlan, Insignia & Pahlmeyer) Napa Bordeaux style wines to receive the highest rating of 4 stars.

"Philippe Melka, a terroir-obsessed Bordeaux native, has composed a wine that expresses both Old World elegance and New World concentration.  Aromas of red and black currants, cocoa and pepper give way to a palate of dark fruit, earth and oak. "

California Dreaming
Inside New Jersey
August 2009

After selling a successful office-leasing business in the late 1990's, Charles Roy and his wife, Shirley, bought land in California's Napa Valley with the idea of starting a winery. But not just any winery . . .

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Best of Both Worlds
Leaders Magazine
Volume 32, Number 3 - 3rd Q, 2009

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